Reading quiz #4: How Music Got Free

Answer the following prompts, with short answers of up to 250 words. Make sure to quote from the book in your answer. Did I mention that you have to quote from the book in your answer? Well you do!

1. Who invented the mp3 format?

2. How did the mp3 change music?

3. How do mp3s work? How do they reduce a 30 megabyte file to 3 megabytes? Where did all the information go? Do you see any connection to Claude Shannon’s work?